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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: The effect of cisatracurium infusion on the energy expenditure of critically ill patients: an observational cohort study

  Total (n = 122)
Gender (female)N (%)44 (36.1)
Age (years)Median [IQR]66 [55–73]
BMI on admission (kg/m2)Median [IQR]27.6 [24.0–31.0]
 ▪ Malnourished (< 18.5)N (%)3 (2.5)
 ▪ Normal (18.5–24.9) 33 (27.0)
 ▪ Overweight (25–29.9) 44 (36.1)
 ▪ Obese (30–34.9) 26 (21.3)
 ▪ Morbidly obese (> 35) 16 (13.1)
Admission typeN (%) 
 ▪ Medical 89 (73.0)
 ▪ Emergency surgery 16 (13.1)
 ▪ Elective surgery 17 (13.9)
SepsisN (%)72 (59.0)
Charlson Comorbidity IndexMedian [IQR]4 [2–5]
SOFA score on admissionMedian [IQR]8 [5–9.5]
APACHE II score on admissionMedian [IQR]21.5 [19 – 26.25]
ICU length of stay (days)Median [IQR]15 [8–26.5]
Hospital length of stay (days)Median [IQR]23 [12–42]
In-hospital mortalityN (%)36 (29.5)
  1. BMI body mass index, IQR interquartile range, SOFA Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, APACHE acute physiology and chronic health evaluation, ICU intensive care unit